Indian hockey squad for Commonwealth Games announced
A 16-member Indian hockey squad for the Commonwealth Games was announced on Monday. Rajpal Singh will lead the team for the October 3-14 event.india Updated: Aug 30, 2010 15:05 IST
A 16-member Indian hockey squad for the Commonwealth Games was announced on Monday. Rajpal Singh will lead the team for the October 3-14 event.
"The team was selected after the trials conducted at Balewadi, Pune, in the presence of Hockey India selectors Balbir Singh and B P Govinda, government nominees Ajitpal Singh and Zafar Iqbal besides the foreign coach Jose Brasa and national coach Harendra Singh," Hockey India said in a statement on Monday.
The Indian team is currently training at the Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune.
Defenders: Sardar Singh, Sandeep Singh, Dhananjay Mahadik, Gurbaj Singh, Prabodh Tirkey
Midfielders: Arjun Halappa, Vikram Pillay, Ravi Pal, Bharat Chikara, Danish Mujtaba, Sarvanjit Singh
Forwards: Rajpal Singh (captain), Tushar Khandker, Shivendra Singh, Dharamvir Singh.
Goalkeeper: Bharat Chetri